Drug trials bring hope as COVID-19 keeps spreading
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Drug trials bring hope as COVID-19 keeps spreading

  22m ago Overwhelmed NYC funeral home stored bodies in unrefrigerated trucks, causing “overwhelming” stench Police were called to a Brooklyn neighborhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the number of bodies from the COVID-19 pandemic resorted to storing them on ice in rented trucks, and neighbors complained about the odor, officials said. Dozens […]

Coronavirus Australia live news: COVID-19 continues spreading across globe, but Australia successfully flattening curve
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Coronavirus Australia live news: COVID-19 continues spreading across globe, but Australia successfully flattening curve

Confirmed coronavirus cases across the globe pass the 3 million mark, with Australian cases accounting for roughly 6,700 of those. Stay up-to-date on the coronavirus outbreak Follow all the latest coronavirus updates in our live blog. Live updates 2mminutes ago By Bridget Judd   Olympics will be scrapped if they can’t be held next year […]

Virus is spreading fast in states that may reopen soon, study says
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Virus is spreading fast in states that may reopen soon, study says

The federal government’s disaster loan fund for small employers has drawn far less scrutiny than the infamously deficient Paycheck Protection Program, but it may be just as dysfunctional. The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, recently expanded to cover businesses affected by the coronavirus, offers qualified firms emergency cash advances of up to $10,000 on low-interest loans […]

Novel coronavirus: US health officials said months ago risk to the public was low. But the virus was already spreading
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Novel coronavirus: US health officials said months ago risk to the public was low. But the virus was already spreading

As efforts across the world to find an effective treatment are in progress, officials in the US have begun sweeping efforts to get a clear picture of the numbers of the virus in the country. Dr. Sara Cody, the Health Office and Public Health Director of Santa Clara County, California, said the victims were exposed […]

Coronavirus live updates: Second wave of U.S. cases could be worse, deaths in Santa Clara California suggest virus was spreading earlier
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Coronavirus live updates: Second wave of U.S. cases could be worse, deaths in Santa Clara California suggest virus was spreading earlier

At least two people who died in early February had contracted the novel coronavirus, health officials in California said Tuesday, signaling that the virus may have spread — and claimed lives — in the United States weeks earlier than previously thought. Tissue samples taken from two individuals who died in Santa Clara County, Calif., tested […]

New SARS-like virus may be spreading outside China
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New SARS-like virus may be spreading outside China

Global health policymakers have announced that they are investigating the emergence of a new virus — one very similar to the dangerous severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus — in Thailand and Japan, hinting at worries that it could spread farther. Share on PinterestCases of a new SARS-like virus have emerged in China and now […]